At Formnext 2022, Stratasys featured a product they don’t even sell.
Essentium released the 2022 edition of their annual additive manufacturing survey.
Charles R. Goulding and Christopher Lee look at the increasing use of metal 3D printing in the nuclear industry.
SLM Solutions announced the NXG XII 600E, an even bigger version of the company’s massive metal 3D printer.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest use of 3D printing in the HVAC industry could increase.
A new venture called 3DOS looks to become the next big manufacturing network.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine a partnership between AM and industry.
Additive manufacturing (AM) is fitting squarely into the bigger manufacturing world, as demonstrated at the IMTS 2022 – The International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, Illinois.
Global manufacturing has reached an inflection point.
I’ve learned of another advantage to manufacturing using 3D printing that I hadn’t considered.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe 3D printing could greatly assist the growing practice of vertical farming.
In my recent visit to GE Aerospace I was able to see how truly large-scale additive manufacturing should be done.
Startup company Axtra has developed an unusual hybrid 3D printing process they call “Hybrid Photosynthesis”, or “HPS”.
This week GE Additive announced a very different 3D printer that could dramatically change manufacturing.
GE Additive announced the Series 3D binder jet metal 3D printer system yesterday, and it could be a revelation for manufacturers.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest 3D printing technology could be used to assist the burgeoning e-bike industry.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafé look at recent additive applications using aluminum metal.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe 3D printing could assist Porsche.
Automaker Tesla could use a new 3D printable steel alloy to build electric vehicles in the future.
A Protolabs engineer’s perspective on the right DfAM approach.
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafé look at how innovation could be enabled by more 3D printing by major furniture producers.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the use of 3D printing for manufacturing submersibles.
I’ve been doing some thinking about what might unfold in the next year or so.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the use of 3D printing technology in India.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing could be used at Milwaukee Tools.
Featuring exhibits that range from automation and CNC machining to 3D printing, IMTS is back with a bang.
Mantle announced the availability of their first 3D printers.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D print technology is woven into the growth strategy of CNH Industrial.
Velo3D printers will be used to make components capable of withstanding Mach 5 speeds aboard Hermeus’ Quarterhorse hypersonic aircraft.
Charles R. Goulding reviews a new book on shipbuilding, where 3D printing can take a lead role.
The new 4DFWD running shoe from Adidas demonstrates what is possible with advanced software driving 3D printing.
There’s plenty of 3D print materials available, but what about ESD-safe filament?
Sometimes the new can be “too new”.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a new footwear fashion trend and its relationship to 3D printing.
Researchers at Jacobs University in Germany are developing a large format 3D printer.
Markforged’s FX20 3D printer is quite impressive.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the recent increase in U.S. military production and how 3D printing takes a strong role.
Azul 3D offers a rare combination: continuous 3D printing not only within a job, but between jobs.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the potential for increased use of 3D printing in the aerospace industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at some of the many space startups now leveraging metal 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how the HVAC industry could benefit from a dose of 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the latest developments in 3D printing taking place in Tulsa, OK.
Security is an often ignored part of additive manufacturing.
With additive manufacturing evolving so rapidly, it’s challenging to keep track of the latest emerging technologies.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the recent manufacturing transformation in Singapore.
A 3D printer manufacturer is apparently giving away 3D printers, but there’s a catch.
Carbon’s new EPU 44 material uses a lattice to translate vertical force into horizontal motion in sustainability-focused Adidas 4DFWD footwear.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing technology could assist the UK economy.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine how PepsiCo was able to leverage advanced 3D printing technology.
Recently we had the opportunity to tour the LulzBot 3D printer production facility.
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace review thoughts from a panel discussion on the use of AM in the automotive industry.
3DQue announced a new service, AutoPrint3D, which provides the software necessary to drive continuous 3D printing.
3DEO added a new service: DfM / DfAM.
SmartParts named joint winner of the first round of Hexagon’s Sixth Sense startup innovation platform.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the concept of refurbished items and how 3D printing could help move it forward.
Today we talk a lot about 3D printing or additive manufacturing, but perhaps that will eventually fade away.
I had a chat with XJET’s Dror Danai about the company’s strategy.
Mass personalization and customization could be the catalysts for industrial change and the adoption of 3D printing for production.
Tech stocks are some of the most popular investments today, but while big dollars are being pumped into consumer technology, there’s a large funding gap in the advanced manufacturing market.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how ESG goals are assisted by additive manufacturing in the snowmobile industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi explore more about the recent rise of VulcanForms.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley look at how several major elevator providers use 3D printing technology.
VulcanForms announced a huge US$250M investment round, one of the largest seen in the industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at developments from Caterpillar.
Roboze has two new 3D printers in their catalog: the One PRO and Plus PRO.
I had a look at the latest from Tritone.
The Fast Radius co-founder offers advice on tackling manufacturing challenges through the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies.
A new partnership demonstrates the way forward for 3D printing technology.
Charles R. Goulding and Christopher Lee look at how one company thrives on the electrification shift through 3D printing.
London-based Ai Build has received a significant investment to boost their manufacturing platform.
Charles R. Goulding and Matt Selman examine how a recent increase in robotic system sales might affect 3D printing activity.
Wikifactory announced a new collaborative manufacturing marketplace to complement their existing services.
This week’s selection is “Real-World Stories from the Plant Floor” by Michelle Segrest.
Autodesk released a new version of Fusion 360, and there are quite a few new useful features.
Digital Metal launched a new metal 3D printer, and there’s some interesting implications.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing can assist in growing desalinization deployments.
As the manufacturing world continues to evolve, additive manufacturing offers solutions to achieve sustainable manufacturing.
The International Manufacturing Technology Show, IMTS, has become a primary AM destination.
AMT is secretly working on metal post processing equipment.
We were able to take a closer look at Inkbit’s new 3D print production system.
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace look at the possibilities of using 3D printed parts in clean room environments.
We’ve just finished testing the Pantheon HS3, and wow, what a 3D printer!
The Middle East’s first World Expo featured innovative technologies that ranged from phenotyping to 3D printing—to the Rimac Nevera.
I had a chat with GKN Additive’s brand new President, John Dulchinos, to find out his thoughts on additive manufacturing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at ways 3D printing could be used to offset inflationary factors.
I saw a huge metal 3D printer that apparently only prints shoes.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how Stanley Black & Decker have made use of Desktop Metal’s new 3D print technology.
The program aims to revitalize U.S. manufacturing by driving the wider adoption of 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent progress in 3D printing automobiles.
Hidden at the back of their Rapid+TCT booth, Mosaic Manufacturing displayed an amazing 3D print technology.
Charles R. Goulding & Harry Foxman consider potential use of 3D print technology for military drone manufacturing.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe examine the incredible and growing use of 3D printing at beauty giant L’Oréal.
Two recent forecasts indicate the global additive manufacturing market will grow to record levels.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe lawn mower manufacturers should use more 3D print technology.